Nowshehra Tehsil Population, Caste, Religion Data - Rajouri district, Jammu and Kashmir

Nowshehra Tehsil of Rajouri district has total population of 89,416 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 50,146 are males while 39,270 are females. In 2011 there were total 18,323 families residing in Nowshehra Tehsil. The Average Sex Ratio of Nowshehra Tehsil is 783.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 11.6% people lives in Urban areas while 88.4% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 94.4% while that in the rural areas is 78%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Nowshehra Tehsil is 347 while that of Rural areas is 863.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Nowshehra Tehsil is 12174 which is 14% of the total population. There are 6642 male children and 5532 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Nowshehra Tehsil is 833 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 783 ) of Nowshehra Tehsil.

The total literacy rate of Nowshehra Tehsil is 80.08%. The male literacy rate is 76.2% and the female literacy rate is 60.21% in Nowshehra Tehsil.

Population
89,416
Literacy
80.08%
Sex Ratio
783

To facilitate the administration, Nowshehra Tehsil is further divided into 1 town and 56 villages.

Nowshehra Tehsil Data

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Nowshehra Tehsil.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 12,174 6,642 5,532
Literacy 80.08% 76.2% 60.21%
Scheduled Caste 24,476 12,852 11,624
Scheduled Tribe 14,887 7,776 7,111
Illiterate 27,559 11,935 15,624

Caste-wise Population - Nowshehra Tehsil

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 27.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 16.6% of total population in Nowshehra Tehsil of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 24,476 12,852 11,624
Schedule Tribe 14,887 7,776 7,111

Religion-wise Population - Nowshehra Tehsil

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 59,003 (65.99%) 33,440 25,563
Muslim 19,390 (21.69%) 10,098 9,292
Christian 165 (0.18%) 135 30
Sikh 10,299 (11.52%) 6,112 4,187
Buddhist 129 (0.14%) 123 6
Jain 12 (0.01%) 8 4
Other Religion 1 (0%) 1 0
No Religion Specified 417 (0.47%) 229 188

Literacy Rate - Nowshehra Tehsil

Average literacy rate of Nowshehra Tehsil in 2011 were 80.08% in which, male and female literacy were 87.83% and 70.09% respectively. Total literate in Nowshehra Tehsil were 61,857 of which male and female were 38,211 and 23,646 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Nowshehra Tehsil

The Sex Ratio of Nowshehra Tehsil is 783 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 783 females in Nowshehra Tehsil. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 833 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 783 ) of Nowshehra Tehsil.


Child Population - Nowshehra Tehsil

According to Census 2011, there were 12,174 children between age 0 to 6 years in Nowshehra Tehsil. Out of which 12,174 were male while 12,174 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Nowshehra Tehsil

As per Census 2011, there are total 1,283 families under Nowshehra Tehsil living in urban areas while 1,283 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 11.6% of total population of Nowshehra Tehsil lives in Urban areas while 88.4% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 651 while that in rural region is 11,523.

Total Urban Rural
Population 89,416 10,408 79,008
Children (0 - 6 years) 12,174 651 11,523
Schedule Caste 24,476 847 23,629
Schedule Tribe 14,887 303 14,584
Literacy 80.08% 94.4% 78.01%
Sex Ratio 783 347 863

Working Population - Nowshehra Tehsil

In Nowshehra Tehsil out of total population, 32,754 were engaged in work activities. 61.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 38.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 32,754 workers engaged in Main Work, 2,926 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 690 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 20,111 17,782 2,329
Cultivators 2,926 2,442 484
Agriculture Labourer 690 466 224
Household Industries 460 180 280
Other Workers 16,035 14,694 1,341
Marginal Workers 12,643 9,290 3,353
Non Working 56,662 23,074 33,588

Nowshehra Tehsil Map


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